RECENT NEWS

CIS of Nevada Announces First Recipient of the Elaine P. Wynn Stronger Together Scholarship

Communities In Schools of Nevada has announced the inaugural recipient of the Elaine P. Wynn Stronger Together Scholarship, a new four-year scholarship created this year specifically for CIS case-managed high school seniors. The scholarship was created to award a student who has dug deep within t... Learn More

CIS of Nevada supported students achieve a 92 percent graduation rate for the 2020-2021 school year

Longtime CIS corporate partner, Bank of America, congratulates the Class of 2022 on their accomplishments!

Communities In Schools Nevada celebrates its students for achieving a 92 percent graduation rate for the 2020-2021 school year, 13 percent higher than the statewide average graduation... Learn More

CIS of Nevada Selected as 2022 Noble Deeds Recipient

In the tradition of Noble Deeds Day, created by Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve in 2019, Noble Studios’ philanthropic program, Noble Deeds, is excited to announce that  will receive nearly $200,000 of pro bono digital marketing services in 2022. CIS of Nevada was selected from more than 50 applica... Learn More

CIS receives $150,000 Gift from The William N. Pennington Foundation

Gift brings the Pennington Foundation’s total contribution to more than $700,000 over the past decade

Communities In Schools of Nevada (CIS) has received a $150,000 donation from The William N. Pennington Foundation for the CIS northe... Learn More

Communities In Schools of Nevada names new board member, Erin Wootan

Raymond Specht, founder of Specht Leadership Consulting and chairman of the board of Communitites In Schools of Nevada, announces the addition of Erin Wootan to the board.

Wootan is director of resort marketing at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino where she oversees casino special events, ent... Learn More